VN advances to Asian cup final after another thriller

The team once again surprised Asian football fans and pundits, becoming the first Southeast Asian country to enter the final of the championship. Park Hang-seo’s side produced the stunning victory against Qatar despite going behind twice in the match. Viet Nam will face either the Republic of Korea or Uzbekistan in the final, who are set to play their semifinal on Tuesday evening. Right after match, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a congratulatory message to the whole team, in which he praised the Golden Stars’ courage and bravery to create historic win. In group stage, Viet Nam opened the tournament with a 2-1 defeat to the Republic of Korea and won 1-0 against Australia before ending up with a 0-0 draw against Syria, securing the second place with four points in the group D. Viet Nam continued excellent form in the quarter-final fixture agianst Iraq with a 5-3 win on penalties on January 20 to progress to the tournment’s semi-final round./. By Quang Minh


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